About Everest Base Camp via Cho La Pass

Everest Base Camp via Cho La Pass trek is an extremely challenging and thought-provoking trail of Himalayas. The trek helps trekker to have an outlook of various mind-blowing scenes falling in Everest Region.

 Once we arrive at Namche Bazaar, we head towards Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorak Shep and Kala Patthar. We come a bit backward towards Lobuche to Zonglaform. We arrive at Gokyo surpassing Cho La Pass. We climb Gokyo Ri. Spending some time there we come back to Namche via Dole. Climbing Everest does not fall under this trip, but the spectacular view of Everest is purely seen from various angles. The picture perfect view of Everest from different angles makes every trekker feel as if s/he is in heaven.

Even though trek from Cho La Pass to Everest Base Camp is testing, but the trek to Everest Region certainly makes you forget all the sufferings of your journey. The trek challenges your stamina as well as your determination. The ups and downs of the trek are not of your comfort level but being an extreme trekker you should be happy that you came to this trekking site. The incredible landscape makes your trip even interesting as you move forward. In this trekking region, you get to be familiar with the culture of Sherpa, native people of this region.

During your trek, you follow the famous Everest trail to come across the village of Namche Bazaar. Your extreme fortitude will take you to close towards Mt. Everest. Your inner strength helps you to boost your confidence for this trip. You feel fortunate when you see the view of beautiful Mt. Everest and other gorgeous mountains. You cannot stay without capturing this beautiful scene in your frame to take back home. The adventurous trek of Everest region will always be cherished.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Kathmandu – Lukla (2,750m) – Phakding (2,610m)
  • Day 2Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
  • Day 3Namche Bazaar (Rest Day)
  • Day 4Namche Bazaar – Tengboche (3,680m)
  • Day 5Tengboche – Dingboche (4,250m)
  • Day 6Around Dingboche
  • Day 7Dingboche – Lobuche (4,950m)
  • Day 8Lobuche – Gorek Shep (5,160m)
  • Day 9Gorek Shep – Kalapathar (5,545m) – Lobuche (4,950m)
  • Day 10Lobuche – Zongla (4,740m)
  • Day 11Zongla to Chola-La Pass (5,483m)
  • Day 12Chola-La to Gokyo (4,790m)
  • Day 13Gokyo - Gokyo-Ri (5,483m)
  • Day 14Gokyo – Dole
  • Day 15Dole - Namche Bazaar
  • Day 16Namche Bazaar – Phakding
  • Day 17Phakding – Lukla
  • Day 18Lukla – Kathmandu

Open all day to day itinerary

What to Expect

  • 18 days of adventure, 17  of which includes 3 meals a day ( B L D ) on mountain while trekking in a basic lodge/hotel.
  • 3 star  accommodation in Kathmandu.(BB plan).
  • Hot drinks (Tea / Coffee).
  • A government registered trekking guide (English speaking with license) & a local porter (1 porter with 2 trekkers).
  • Fooding, lodging ,Salaries & insurance of  the staffs.
  • Both way domestic flight (Ktm-Lukla-Ktm).
  • Transportation fees during ground-travel (airport pick up & drop).
  • Government-trained guides and required porters with their insurance, salary and meals.
  • Government taxes, entry fees and TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) permit &
  • All applicable fees.
  • One cultural show and farewell dinner.
  • Trip Completion Certificate.
  • First Aid Kit.            
  • International flights.
  • Nepal entry visa.
  • Airport departure tax.
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Extra showers, Battery recharge costs, laundry, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears.
  • Food in Kathmandu ( also if earlier return to Kathmandu from Mountains due to any reason  than the scheduled Itinerary).
  • Unforeseen cost due to flight cancellation, weather conditions etc.
  • Tips to guide and porter.   
  • Travel Insurance.          
  • Cancellation fees, if any from your side.